Andrzej Miklas

Biography

Andrzej Miklas

Andrzej Miklas is an advocate admitted to practice in Poland, a partner at Weil and the head of the Warsaw office’s litigation and dispute resolution department.

Andrzej graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 1987 and qualified as an advocate in 1993.

His practice encompasses the litigation aspects of company, criminal and contract law. He has advised many leading Polish companies, as well as the State Treasury in litigation proceedings concerning the correct functioning of those entities and other commercial matters. He joined Weil in 2000.

His recent experience includes:

  • Successfully defended PKP Cargo in a case brought by the President of the Office of Competition and Customer Protection in which a fine of PLN 60 milion was imposed on PKP Cargo.
  • Invalda and other shareholders of the Tiltra Group companies in their $265 million sale of shares in the Tiltra Group companies to Trakcja Polska in exchange for cash and shares and bonds of Trakcja Polska.
  • PKN Orlen in an action for payment of a contractual penalty concerning an offer made by PSE Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne.

For many years Andrzej Miklas has been recognised by international legal rankings such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, PLC Which Lawyer? and Best Lawyers, as well as local legal ranking of a leading Polish daily, Rzeczpospolita, as one of the best specialists in Poland for litigation and dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation, and criminal defense.

The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers & Partners has ranked Andrzej since 2006 as one of the best specialists in dispute resolution in Poland. According to the most recent report, “Andrzej Miklas has extensive experience advising on a broad range of disputes, including contentious construction and acquisition cases.”

He has been voted by his peers as one of the few leading individuals for litigation and arbitration in several editions of the legal ranking prepared by Rzeczpospolita.

Andrzej is fluent in English and German.

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition